Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 511 390
Rank change year-on-year -279 -121 -156
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 364 851 1,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.53% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 1.72% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 303 743 1,357
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 49,563 49,354 58,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.73% 30.70% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40,784 42,328 50,285
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,925 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -113 106 £52,000 +1.46% 16
South East -51 81 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North of England -119 80 £38,750 -0.64% 15
North West -15 60 £40,000 - 10
South West -15 42 £37,500 +10.29% 6
East of England -39 40 £67,500 +22.73% 5
Midlands -100 22 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -95 20 £37,500 - 5
West Midlands -56 18 £37,500 -16.67% 6
East Midlands -66 4 £45,500 +7.06% 2
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 364 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 264 (72.53%) SQL
3 227 (62.36%) Microsoft
4 217 (59.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 144 (39.56%) Windows
6 139 (38.19%) .NET
7 137 (37.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 121 (33.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 120 (32.97%) T-SQL
10 118 (32.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 115 (31.59%) C#
12 80 (21.98%) Windows Server
13 75 (20.60%) ETL
13 75 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (19.78%) Finance
16 70 (19.23%) ASP.NET
17 67 (18.41%) Relational Database
18 66 (18.13%) MVC
19 64 (17.58%) Active Directory
19 64 (17.58%) PowerShell
20 63 (17.31%) JavaScript
21 62 (17.03%) HTML
22 61 (16.76%) SQL Server 2014
23 60 (16.48%) Oracle
23 60 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
24 58 (15.93%) Data Modelling
24 58 (15.93%) Cisco
24 58 (15.93%) VMware
25 55 (15.11%) IIS

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (15.11%) IIS
2 50 (13.74%) MS Exchange
3 34 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (8.79%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (4.12%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.57%) Apache
7 13 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.92%) JBoss
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.37%) CMS
10 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.95%) Office 365
3 10 (2.75%) SaaS
4 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.82%) npm
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.19%) Firewall
2 38 (10.44%) WAN
3 37 (10.16%) DNS
4 36 (9.89%) DHCP
5 34 (9.34%) SAN
6 31 (8.52%) TCP/IP
7 29 (7.97%) LAN
8 18 (4.95%) NAS
9 15 (4.12%) Network Security
10 14 (3.85%) VoIP
11 13 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.02%) VLAN
13 7 (1.92%) HTTP
14 6 (1.65%) VPN
15 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (1.10%) Skype
17 3 (0.82%) ISDN
17 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
17 3 (0.82%) Wireless
18 2 (0.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 217 (59.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 137 (37.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (33.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 118 (32.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 67 (18.41%) Relational Database
7 61 (16.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 48 (13.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 46 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (11.26%) Oracle Database
11 36 (9.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 34 (9.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 33 (9.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (5.77%) Power BI
15 18 (4.95%) RDBMS
16 16 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (4.12%) MySQL
18 12 (3.30%) NoSQL
19 11 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (3.02%) DTS
Development Applications
1 55 (15.11%) Visual Studio
2 32 (8.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 19 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.92%) JIRA
5 7 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 7 (1.92%) NUnit
6 4 (1.10%) MSTest
7 3 (0.82%) gulp
7 3 (0.82%) jspm
7 3 (0.82%) Moq
7 3 (0.82%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.55%) LINQPad
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.55%) Subversion
9 1 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 72 (19.78%) Finance
2 11 (3.02%) Retail
3 7 (1.92%) Banking
4 5 (1.37%) Advertising
4 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Law
6 3 (0.82%) Legal
6 3 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.55%) Back Office
7 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 145 (39.84%) Developer
2 69 (18.96%) DBA
3 55 (15.11%) Analyst
4 53 (14.56%) .NET Developer
5 49 (13.46%) SQL DBA
6 45 (12.36%) C# Developer
7 39 (10.71%) Administrator
8 38 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 24 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 24 (6.59%) Support Analyst
11 23 (6.32%) SQL Server DBA
12 22 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (6.04%) ETL Developer
12 22 (6.04%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.49%) Lead Developer
14 19 (5.22%) SSIS Developer
15 18 (4.95%) Applications Support
15 18 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (4.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (38.19%) .NET
2 70 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 62 (17.03%) HTML
4 52 (14.29%) CSS
5 48 (13.19%) Web Services
6 47 (12.91%) .NET Framework
7 46 (12.64%) WCF
8 43 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (9.62%) XML
10 33 (9.07%) AngularJS
11 32 (8.79%) jQuery
12 24 (6.59%) Ajax
13 19 (5.22%) WinForms
14 17 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (4.40%) SOAP
16 15 (4.12%) WSH
17 13 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (3.57%) RESTful
17 13 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.89%) Replication
2 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.32%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (4.95%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (4.40%) Clustering
8 15 (4.12%) Computer Science
8 15 (4.12%) W3C
9 13 (3.57%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.47%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.92%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.92%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.65%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.65%) iPad
12 6 (1.65%) NHS
12 6 (1.65%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 144 (39.56%) Windows
2 80 (21.98%) Windows Server
3 54 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (13.19%) Linux
6 46 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (4.40%) Solaris
9 11 (3.02%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.75%) Unix
11 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.37%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.55%) CentOS
15 1 (0.27%) Android
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (20.60%) ETL
2 74 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (18.13%) MVC
4 60 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (15.93%) Data Modelling
6 53 (14.56%) ITIL
7 41 (11.26%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (8.79%) SDLC
9 30 (8.24%) Database Mirroring
9 30 (8.24%) Scrum
10 28 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 25 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (6.87%) TDD
12 24 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (6.04%) Analytics
13 22 (6.04%) OO
14 20 (5.49%) Data Analysis
14 20 (5.49%) High Availability
14 20 (5.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 264 (72.53%) SQL
2 120 (32.97%) T-SQL
3 115 (31.59%) C#
4 64 (17.58%) PowerShell
5 63 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 33 (9.07%) VB
7 22 (6.04%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.67%) Python
9 15 (4.12%) VB6
10 13 (3.57%) Java
10 13 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.20%) VBA
12 7 (1.92%) Perl
13 5 (1.37%) R
13 5 (1.37%) VBScript
14 4 (1.10%) PHP
15 3 (0.82%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.82%) U-SQL
15 3 (0.82%) XPath
16 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.42%) Degree
3 14 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (3.02%) MCSE
5 9 (2.47%) CCNA
5 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.92%) MCITP
6 7 (1.92%) MCP
6 7 (1.92%) MCTS
7 6 (1.65%) MCSD
7 6 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.10%) CCA
8 4 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.10%) MCSA
8 4 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.82%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.82%) MCPD
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.37%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) GDPR
3 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 47 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.36%) XenApp
4 16 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.57%) MetaFrame
5 13 (3.57%) vSphere
5 13 (3.57%) XenServer
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.92%) OpenAM
8 6 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (6.32%) SCCM
2 14 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (3.02%) Perfmon
4 11 (3.02%) vCenter Server
5 9 (2.47%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.92%) Puppet
7 6 (1.65%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.10%) SCOM
10 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.82%) Nagios
10 3 (0.82%) vMotion
11 2 (0.55%) Control-M
11 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.27%) Simpana
12 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 227 (62.36%) Microsoft
2 60 (16.48%) Oracle
3 58 (15.93%) Cisco
3 58 (15.93%) VMware
4 48 (13.19%) Citrix
5 43 (11.81%) HP
6 22 (6.04%) EMC
7 20 (5.49%) NetApp
8 17 (4.67%) CommVault
8 17 (4.67%) Sophos
9 14 (3.85%) Dell
9 14 (3.85%) Symantec
10 13 (3.57%) ConnectWise
11 12 (3.30%) CA
12 9 (2.47%) FalconStor
12 9 (2.47%) McAfee
13 8 (2.20%) Avaya
13 8 (2.20%) Intel
13 8 (2.20%) Juniper
13 8 (2.20%) ProCurve